What is TEFL?
What exactly is Teaching English as a Foreign Language?

The Definitive Guide to TEFL
Frequently asked questions about TEFL, TEFL courses and TEFL jobs

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Employment-related resources, articles and tips

TEFL Jobs Board
Hundreds of job offers for English language teachers. Updated 24/7

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TEFL Jobs Discussion Forums

TEFL Courses

TEFL/TESOL courses worldwide and online, where you can learn to teach English as a foreign language

ESL Lesson Plans

Ideas and resources to help you animate any class

ESL Worksheets

Ready-made, copyright-free worksheets that you can print and use with classes of all levels

TEFL Forums

Discussion and help for TEFL teachers, from teacher-training and jobs to special needs and ELT management

TEFL Resources

Useful resources for TEFL teachers from free downloads and articles to TEFL FAQs and glossaries, including terminology, teaching methods and links

Teacher Training

Articles, advice and other resources on teacher training and development, including frequently asked questions and quizzes for teachers

ESL Admin

Practical advice on matters such as setting up a school, staff employment and relations, school resources and marketing

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TEFL or TESL? What do TEFL and TESL mean? TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. TESL stands for Teaching English as a Second Language. TEFL is used when people teach English in a non-English speaking country. TESL is used when people teach English in an English speaking country. Is this important? Not very, for students. But there are some important technical considerations for teachers. See The Definitive Guide to TEFL.

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